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To help plan JUNE enriching focused activities, field trips or end of the school year celebrations, these June themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. MONTHLY CELEBRATIONS: African-American Music Appreciation. Camping Month. Effective Communication. Great Outdoors. Gun Violence Awareness. Immigrant Heritage. LGBTQ+ Pride. National Pollinators. National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable. National Safety Month. National Zoo and Aquarium. DAY CELEBRATIONS: June 1- National Say Something Nice Day. June 4 - Seaweed Day. June 6-National Yo-Yo Day. June 7 - Daniel Boone Day. June 8 - World Oceans. June 14 - Flag Day. June 16 - World Sea Turtle Day. June 19 - Juneteenth. June 29 - National American Eagle. June 21 - Summer Solstice. June 22 - World Rainforest Day. June 26 - Forgiveness Day. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for activity type of field trips to learn about.  

Delaware Capitol

Increase your knowledge of Delaware’s history. At the Delaware Capitol, take a tour of the Legislative Hall, that has been the home of Delaware’s General Assembly since 1933.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Dover
TEL - 302-739-9194
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Delaware Museum of Nature and Science

The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science, formerly the Delaware Museum of Natural History offers fun, interactive programs. Galleries, features a variety of ecosystems near and far, and Cretaceous creatures.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp DELAWARE
Wilmington
TEL - 302-658-9111, ext. 331
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Loblolly Acres

Loblolly Acres offers pick-your-own, a petting zoo, a corn maze and tours that allow groups to learn a bit about farming practices, trees, seeds, and plant life in Delaware. Visit their petting zoo to see burros, horses, Freedom the donkey, and more!

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Woodside
TEL - 302-632-6797
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Monsey Tours

Monsey Tours is a New York-based Charter Bus Company, providing transportation opportunities to anywhere in the U.S. and Canada with a fleet of state-of-the-art Motor Coaches.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CONNECTICUT
DELAWARE
NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK
Long Island
New York City
PENNSYLVANIA
TEL - 800-232-8687, 718-623-9000
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Playhouse on Rodney Square

The Playhouse On Rodney Square hosts touring artists each season and features an outreach program called Broadway Discovery to Delaware schools and educational organizations.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances, Outreach. COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Wilmington
TEL - 302-888-0200
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Ramsey’s Farm

The Ramsey Farm offers programs throughout October. Field trips include a narrated, educational hayride; pick-your-own pumpkin from the field; visit to the various mazes; and visit with farm animals.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family DELAWARE
Wilmington
TEL - 302-540-4680
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Seaside Nature Center

At the Seaside Nature Center learn about the different habitats and creatures within the Cape Henlopen State Park with five 1,000-gallon tanks and exhibits about different aquatic habitats.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Lewes
TEL - 302-645-6852
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University of Delaware Botanic Gardens

At the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens explore plant biology, botany, landscape design, ornamental horticulture, and even entomology on their grounds, trails  and  greenhouses.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Newark
TEL - 302-831-0153
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Woodburn, the Governor’s House

Serving as the official residence of the Governor since its purchase in 1965, Woodburn is an important building for both its architecture and the historical marks left on it by previous residents.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Dover
TEL - 302-739-5656
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3 Palms Zoo

3 Palms Zoo & Education Center is an interactive zoo. Learn about domestic, wild, and exotic animals in a natural woodland habitat. Feed, interact and learn about their care.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trip, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family DELAWARE
Clayton
TEL - 302-715-1326

Abbott's Mill Nature Center

On 313 acres, the Abbott’s Mill Nature Center is home to a 19th-century gristmill, a pond, and meadows and a visitor center with hands-on indoor and outdoor educational programs to explore nature and develop their interpretive skills.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Milford
TEL - 302-422-0847

Air Mobility Command Museum

The Air Mobility Command Museum is the only museum dedicated to airlift and air refueling history.  The Museum houses over 30 bombers, helicopters and other aircraft  from past wars.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool DELAWARE
Dover
TEL - 302-677-5938
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers educational experiences for Delaware school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Delaware Museums.

Delaware museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Delaware has Delaware art museums, Delaware science museums, Delaware history museums, Delaware multicultural museums and Delaware children’s museums. All museums listing on fieldtripdirectory.com offers programs and tours for youth groups and families. Beside museums, you can search for other learning attractions such as Delaware Botanical Gardens, Planetariums, Living History Programs, STEM & STEAM, Planetariums, Farms, Zoos and Aquariums, Theaters and Concerts, Service Learning and more.

Can’t go on a field trip to a museum, your students, scouts, and families can still experience these fun enriching experience by scheduling a Museum Virtual Field Trip anywhere and at anytime.

Want the fun to come to you- book a School Assembly Programs, Outreach Field Trips or Residency at your school, homeschool association or scout council. They support and enhance a school’s curriculum, offers opportunities for scout badge achievement and enriches a camp program. There are mobile museum exhibits, traveling planetariums and classroom and grade level workshops and residencies.

To help fund field trips, virtual programs and school assembly programs visit our section on Grants and Fundraising Programs.

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FieldTripDirectory.com offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in Delaware—for early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Delaware by group type, cost, activity/curriculum type, grade level, distance, and venue name or keyword.

Day class trips are divided by curriculum and subject area:

  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
    Find Delaware art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
    Find class trips to Delaware children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
    View Delaware history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
  • LIFE SKILLS
    Find Delaware team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
  • SCIENCE & NATURE
    Find Delaware aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
  • RECREATION
    Find Delaware field trip ideas for adventure parks, ropes courses, ziplines, boat excursions, amusement parks, waterparks, kayaking, rafting, tubing, laser tag paintball, roller skating rinks, ice-skating rinks, mini-golf attractions, indoor amusement & recreation centers, and outdoor amusement & recreation centers.


Overnight field trips & retreats are available for environmental education, team building, and recreation.

We created field trip lesson plans to help teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and homeschool parents provide an enriching experience for their groups. We know funds for class trips are limited, so we’ve included grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more.

It’s important that students and youth explore new environments, learn about other cultures, and develop an understanding of inclusivity as part of the educational process. People learn in different ways—through hearing, seeing, touching, talking, or doing. Class trips can provide a multi-dimensional learning experience. FieldTripDirectory.com can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at FieldTripDirectory.com.

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